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May 8, 1905 in Music History

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Birthdays in Music

  • Ernest "Red" Nichols, American jazz cornetist, composer and jazz bandleader (His Five Pennies - "Ida, Sweet as Apple Cider"; "Bugler's Lament"), born in Ogden, Utah (d. 1965)
  • Inglis Gundry, British composer, musicologist and novelist, born in Wimbledon, London (d. 2000)
1905 in Music